Category Archive: History

May 07

Pictorial History

A history of the range of models for the UK market that were produced by Minitrix – shown in pictures. The images on these pages are of mainly my own models or have been donated for use on the site by generous visitors.  I do not have certain models, and these are represented by impressionist …

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May 07

Chronological Order

In the tables below, I have tried to establish when models were first introduced – either by the manufacturing company Minitrix or by the UK vendors Hornby Minitrix.  Hornby started selling the Minitrix products sometime in 1973.  Before then, Minitrix had already started to produce a few UK outline models. Information has been gleaned from …

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May 07

UK Minitrix History

Hornby Minitrix started marketing models produced by the Trix company in 1973. By this time,the German MiniTrix company already had a number of British outline models in its catalogue, and these began to appear under the Hornby banner from 1973 onwards. However, it is possible to find early examples of what would become the Hornby …

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